How to Send & Read Messages on Apple Watch

Nov 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watches with Messages icons

The Apple Watch is so much more than something strapped to your wrist that can also tell the time. It’s a miniature computer and that fact is driven home further with every new hardware and software revision. But one feature that has been there since day one is the ability to send and receive iMessages … Read More

How to Use Walkie-Talkie to Talk on Apple Watch to Talk to Friends & Family

Nov 17, 2020 - 1 Comment
Apple Watches with walkie-talkie app

The Apple Watch supports a fun feature called Walkie-Talkie, which, much like the name implies, allows for instant communication with just about anyone else with an Apple Watch.

How to See All of Your Apple Watch Apps in an Alphabetical List Instead of a Grid

Nov 1, 2020 - 12 Comments
Apple Watch apps in a list view

When you think of the Apple Watch app launcher or Home screen, you think of the grid of icons that Apple shows in all of its promotional material. That’s become the way to use an Apple Watch. But for some users, it’s never been a great way to find apps. And even if you know where … Read More

How to Sync Photos Between iPhone and Mac with Finder in macOS Catalina & Big Sur

Oct 29, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Add Photos to a New Photos Album on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

For many users, the easiest and best way to sync your photos across multiple devices is undoubtedly using iCloud Photos on the Mac, but that requires a reliable high speed internet connection, and depending on the amount of photos you have, perhaps a lot of iCloud space too. Fortunately, another option exists, and you can … Read More

How To Merge Two Folders with the Same Name on Mac Using Finder

Oct 26, 2020 - 2 Comments
Mac Finder

It’s all too easy to wind up with two folders that should contain a single set of files but have managed to be strewn across your computer’s storage in two different folders. Wouldn’t it be nice to merge those two folders of the same name into one on the Mac? Whether newbie or computer wizard, it … Read More

How to Enable and Use Raise to Speak on Apple Watch

Oct 17, 2020 - 2 Comments
Apple Watch Raise To Speak

Siri is better than ever on the Apple Watch, which means you might find yourself using it more and more to perform all sorts of tasks. But saying “Hey Siri” over and over may wear thin and grow old, or maybe it just feels a bit weird to you. But with Raise to Speak, Apple … Read More

How to Set Fitness Goals on Apple Watch

Oct 16, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watch activity app

The Apple Watch has spent the last few years turning itself into the go-to wearable for people who like to keep tabs on their health. Whether it’s their heart rate, sleep pattern, or just how much they move, the Apple Watch can track it. But for many users, its bread and butter is in telling … Read More

How to Make Phone Calls From Apple Watch

Oct 15, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watches with phone icon

Making calls from your Apple Watch is a great feature that you may use from time to time. Sure, calling from your watch like Dick Tracey probably isn’t something that you’ll be doing too often, but it starts to make a lot more sense when paired like things like AirPods. But even if you’re doing … Read More

How to Use, Enable, and Disable Fall Detection on Apple Watch

Oct 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watch Fall Detection setting

The Apple Watch has a ton of features that are designed to keep you safe. One of those is the ability to call emergency services if you take a fall and are unable to get back up. We’re going to show you how to enable this useful – and important – feature, as well as … Read More

How to Use Back Tap on iPhone for Quick Access to Features & Apps in iOS 14

Sep 29, 2020 - 8 Comments
iOS 14 Back Tap header

How would you like to be able to tap on the back of your iPhone to perform a specific action on your device? That’s what Back Tap offers.

How to Restore iOS Backups in MacOS with Finder (Big Sur & Catalina)

Sep 28, 2020 - 5 Comments

As you likely know by now, iOS and iPadOS device backups are handled differently in macOS Big Sur and MacOS Catalina compared to Mojave and earlier that ran iTunes. Instead of iTunes for device management, device syncing, backups, and restores are all handled in the Finder now instead. We’ve already explained how to go about … Read More

How to Enable Irregular Heart Rhythm Notifications (AFib) on Apple Watch

Sep 24, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Your Apple Watch has features designed to make it easier than ever to keep tabs on the health of your heart. It’s constantly checking your heart rate and it can alert you if something is amiss. It can do something similar to monitor for an irregular rhythm, too. We’re going to show you how to … Read More

How to Mark Email as Read or Unread on Apple Watch

Aug 26, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple mail icon and Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is great at doing all kinds of things, but it really comes into its own when used as a triage device for all the inbound communications everyone receives. We all get way too much email, and being able to deal with it on the go without pulling out our iPhones can be … Read More

How to Install & Remove Apps on Apple Watch

Aug 22, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Ever wanted to install some new apps onto Apple Watch? Or perhaps you want to delete and remove apps from Apple Watch that you no longer want? While Apple Watch comes with many great default apps bundled with the device, you can also install and remove third party apps too. So, we’re going to show … Read More

How to Remap Modifier Keys on iPad Keyboard

Aug 21, 2020 - 1 Comment
iPad keyboard

Recent releases of iPadOS added a feature that few expected – but many were happy to see – in the form of the ability to alter the modifier keys on an external keyboard attached to an iPad. That includes Bluetooth keyboards, the Magic Keyboard, and even Windows keyboards that are in use with iPad. This … Read More

How to Use iCloud Drive File Sharing in macOS

Aug 20, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Disable iCloud Drive on Mac

Mac users can use iCloud Drive file sharing to easily share files and folders from iCloud Drive with other people. This cloud sharing capability also exists on iPhone and iPad, and it works similar to how Dropbox and Google Drive function, allowing for easy collaboration and sharing of files and documents easily.

How to Force Quit Apps on Apple Watch

Aug 17, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Ever had an Apple Watch app freeze or become unresponsive? if so, you may wish to force quit the Apple Watch app.

How to Make FaceTime Calls from Apple Watch

Aug 13, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watches with FaceTime logo

Making FaceTime calls on your Apple Watch might not seem like something you would do, especially considering there’s no camera built into it (yet anyway). But FaceTime does more than video calls – it can make crystal clear audio calls over the internet, too. And your Apple Watch has a high quality speaker and a … Read More

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